My Father drowned in a privately owned swimming pool. Could the homeowner be liable for compensation?
5 Answers from Attorneys
Yes potentially depending on the surrounding facts and the status of his heirs. Seek legal advice. There should be no charge to explore this with a competent attorney who handles wrongful death.
Yes if there was negligence on the part of the homeowner.
Yes is there was negligence on the part of the homeowner.
It will depend upon the facts surrounding how he drowned.
Yes. There are circumstances where I have held the homeowner responsible. Only the facts of the drowning must be considered showing fault or negligence. Does the homeowner have a Homeownwers.insurance policy?
Was there negligence in discovery or rendering assistance? Defect in the design or maintenace of the pool? Excess chlorination? etc..